[amsat-bb] Re: Alan Shepard, First American in Space

B J top_gun_canada at yahoo.com
Wed May 4 18:47:16 PDT 2011

--- On Wed, 5/4/11, Rick Tejera <saguaroastro at cox.net> wrote:

> From: Rick Tejera <saguaroastro at cox.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Alan Shepard, First American in Space
> To: "'Ng, Peter'" <Peter.Ng at bccdc.ca>, "'John Papay'" <john at papays.com>, amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Received: Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 5:40 PM
> Yup,
> Took a six iron head and attached it to a tool handle. He
> took three shots,
> shanked the first two but according to Sheppard the third
> went "Miles &
> Miles".


That was shown on the live TV feed during one of Shepard and Mitchell's EVAs.  It's also portrayed in the episode "For Miles and Miles" from the HBO series "From The Earth To The Moon".


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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